Opening next month is a play I've been rehearsing for some weeks now called Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. Many of us know this avant-garde adaptation of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and rightly so. It is full on poetry-in-motion in the writing, characters and visuals called for. With that, you can also see why … Continue reading Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice
Friends, I am so thrilled to let you know that next week I am acting in the world premiere play, John and Shawn's Summer Vacation, by emerging playwright Lamonte at the Pillsbury House Theatre here in Minneapolis. You mean you haven't heard of this play? Or of Lamonte? Well, you will. It may be twenty years … Continue reading Sweet Home Chicago… (Avenue Project)
This Friday I am opening a production of Wait Until Dark at DalekoArts in New Prague, Minnesota. It's a charming little theatre nestled in between brick facades on main street that just begs for you to take a peek inside. And what will you find in there? Well, right now I whole lot of lighting instruments, building material, … Continue reading Wait Until Dark? But I Want It Now!
From the Fillmore County Journal by News Team Saturday, March 7th, 2015 LANESBORO, MINN. —The Commonweal Theatre Company proudly presents the capstone production of the 2014 Apprentice Company, Mary’s Wedding playing March 19 through March 29. From Canadian playwright Stephen Massicotte, Mary’s Wedding tells the story of a young couple named Charlie and Mary who are … Continue reading Press Release: Mary’s Wedding
“It’s love, but not quite…” The play, “Almost, Maine”, will be presented by the Lanesboro Community Theater Feb. 27-March 8. It’s a sweet look into the lives of the residents of a small, mythical town in Maine called “Almost”. The play is full of laughs and heart. Each of the nine scenes happen at the … Continue reading Press Release: Almost, Maine
Saturday January 24th, the Commonweal Theatre will be presenting an evening of original ten minute plays written, directed, and acted by the in-house talent of the company. The idea was born out of the desire to flex other artistic muscles that we don't necessarily get to work on as much as others. Hence the night, … Continue reading The Wealhouse Night of 10 Minute Plays
This weekend marks the closing of ARSENIC AND OLD LACE at the Commonweal Theatre after an incredible summer. Now with the cooler nights and changing leaves, it is time to bring ARCADIA to life. I will be playing "Gus" and "Lord Augustus" and can't wait for opening on September 19th!
This month I experience a special feat: as an actor I am opening ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, as a director my show THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE opens, and as a writer I have SHARKNAMI: THE MUSICAL? opening. All of these have been the products of love, labor, and a little luck. I can't wait to see them go!